LA PLATA, Md. - The Charles County Sheriffs Office announced today that they will conduct a sobriety checkpoint on Nov. 22 between 5 p.m. and 10 p.m.
The Sheriffs Office is not disclosing the location of the checkpoint but signs on the roadway will advise motorists as they approach it. Officers will check all vehicles that pass through the checkpoint and drivers who are found to be intoxicated will be arrested. Delays for motorists are expected to be minimal.
The Charles County Sheriffs Office, Maryland State Police and La Plata Police Department have arrested 435 intoxicated drivers so far this year, said Charles County Sheriff Frederick E. Davis. We will remain committed to keeping motorists and their passengers safe by preventing drinking and driving.